Monthly Archives: Tháng Ba 2020

#BeAnAstronaut: How Did You Get Interested in STEM?

“I really liked to build things and I really liked going fast. And to do these things, I needed to understand science and technology.” Our newest #Artemis generation astronauts remember how they got interested in STEM. Applications for the next class are open until March 31:

An Extended Stay Onboard The Space Station on This Week @NASA – April 19, 2019

An extended stay in space for one of our astronauts, a new resupply mission to the space station, and locating the universe’s first type of molecule … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! This video is available for download from NASA’s Image and Video Library:,%202019.html

Science Instruments Selected for Europa Mission on This Week @NASA – May 29, 2015

NASA announced May 26, it has selected nine science instruments for a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate whether the icy moon has conditions suitable for life. The instruments, targeted for launch aboard a robotic probe in the 2020s, include cameras and spectrometers to collect high-resolution imagery; an ice penetrating radar to measure surface […]

Space Station Camera Captures New Views of Hurricane Harvey

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded the remnants of tropical storm Harvey to a tropical depression on August 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC). Harvey became better organized and was revived after moving from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula into the Bay of Campeche. The warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and favorable vertical […]

Apollo 15 Remembered 40 Years Later

Apollo 15 astronauts Dave Scott and Al Worden remember fellow crew member Jim Irwin in this 40th anniversary celebration of NASA’s fourth successful manned mission to the moon. The live event was held at the Apollo Saturn V Center inside the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Apollo 15 launched from Kennedy on July […]

Apollo 12: The Pinpoint Mission

Apollo 12 launched from Cape Kennedy on Nov. 14, 1969, into a cloudy, rain-swept sky. Launch controllers lost telemetry contact at 36 seconds, and again at 52 seconds, when the Saturn V launch vehicle was struck by lightning. In addition to continuing Apollo’s lunar exploration tasks, Charles Conrad, Alan Bean, and Richard Gordon deployed the […]